12 days in England Itinerary

12 days in England Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Train:  15 h 15 min
1
Bath
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
London
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
4
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
York
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  15 h
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Stonehenge and then explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, thenadmire the striking features of Wells Cathedral, and finally explore the ancient world of Glastonbury Abbey.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bath journey builder.

Los Angeles, USA to Bath is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Bath. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wells Cathedral, Glastonbury Abbey, Stonehenge, Avebury Stone Circle
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Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Glastonbury Abbey ©
Glastonbury Abbey

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. On the 19th (Wed), examine the collection at HMS Victory, learn about all things military at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, thenstep aboard HMS Warrior 1860, thensee the interesting displays at Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chichester Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Winchester Cathedral and then explore the historical opulence of Arundel Castle and Gardens.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth journey planner.

Getting from Bath to Portsmouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In June in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Arundel Castle and Gardens, Chichester Cathedral, Winchester Cathedral
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
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HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory
Arundel Castle and Gardens ©
Arundel Castle and Gardens
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson

3
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery and Westminster Abbey. Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Tower of London, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, make a trip to Big Ben, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in London, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, thenexamine the collection at Grace Darling Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, stop by Chain Bridge Honey Farm, and then delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Alnwick sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from London to Alnwick takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from London in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Alnwick: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, Cragside House and Gardens, Lindisfarne Priory, Chain Bridge Honey Farm
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Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

2
nights
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
On the 26th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, get engrossed in the history at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castle Howard, and finally admire the landmark architecture of York Shambles. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Fountains Abbey and then see the interesting displays at The York Dungeon.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our York itinerary builder.

Getting from Alnwick to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June, daytime highs in York are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Fountains Abbey
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:
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Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon

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